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African Americans A Concise History

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ISBN-10: 0205806260

ISBN-13: 9780205806263

Edition: 4th 2012

Authors: Darlene Clark Hine, William C. Hine, Stanley C. Harrold

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This text illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history - not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably weaved into the greater context of American history.
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Book details

List price: $41.99
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Pearson Education, Limited
Publication date: 7/10/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Darlene Clark Hine was born in Morley, Missouri on February 7, 1947. She received a BA from Roosevelt University in 1968 and a MA and PhD from Kent State University in 1970 and 1975, respectively. She is considered a leading historian of the African American experience who helped found the field of black women's history. She has taught at South Carolina State College, Purdue University, and Michigan State University. She has written numerous books including Black Victory: The Rise and Fall of the White Primary in Texas; When the Truth Is Told: Black Women's Community and Culture in Indiana, 1875-1950; Black Women in White: Racial Conflict and Cooperation in the Nursing Profession, 1890-1950; and Speak Truth to Power: The Black Professional Class in United States History.

Stanley Harrold is professor of history at South Carolina State University.

Preface
About the Authors
The Meaning of Freedom: the Promise of Reconstruction, 1865-1868
The End of Slavery
Land
The Freedmen's Bureau
Southern Homestead Act
Sharecropping
The Black Church
Education
Violence
The Crusade for Political and Civil Rights
Presidential Reconstruction under Andrew Johnson
Black Codes
Black Conventions
The Radical Republicans
The Fourteenth Amendment
Radical Reconstruction
The Reaction of White Southerners
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Meaning of Freedom: the Failure of Reconstruction, 1868-1877
Constitutional Conventions
Elections
Black Political Leaders
The Issues
Economic Issues
Black Politicians: An Evaluation
Republican Factionalism
Opposition
The Fifteenth Amendment
The Enforcement Acts
The North Loses Interest
The Freedmen's Bank
The Civil Rights Act of 1875
The End of Reconstruction
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Searching for Safe Spaces
White Supremacy Triumphant: African Americans in the South in the Late Nineteenth Century
Politics
Disfranchisement
Segregation
Racial Etiquette
Violence
Migration
Black Farm Families
African Americans and Southern Courts
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
African Americans Challenge White Supremacy
Social Darwinism
Education and Schools
Church and Religion
Red versus Black: the Buffalo Soldiers
African Americans in the Navy
The Black Cowboys
The Spanish-American War
The Philippine Insurrection
African Americans and the World's Columbian Exposition
Black Businesspeople and Entrepreneurs
African Americans and Labor
Black Professionals
Music
Sports
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Conciliation, Agitation, and Migration: African Americans in the Early Twentieth Century
Race and the Progressive Movement
Booker T. Washington's Approach
W. E. B. Du Bois
The Niagara Movement
The NAACP
The Urban League
Black Women and the Club Movement
The Black Elite
African-American Inventors
Presidential Politics
Black Men and the Military in World War I
Race Riots
The Great Migration
Northern Communities
Families
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
African Americans and the 1920s
Strikes and the Red Scare
Varieties of Racism
Protest, Pride, and Pan-Africanism: Black Organizations in the Twenties
Labor
The Harlem Renaissance
Harlem and the Jazz Age
Sports
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Great Depression and World War II
The Great Depression and the New Deal
The Cataclysm, 1929���1933
The Failure of Relief
African Americans and the New Deal
The Rise of Black Social Scientists
Black Protest During the Great Depression
Organized Labor and Black America
The Communist Party and African Americans
The Tuskegee Study
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Black Culture and Society in the 1930s and 1940s
Black Culture in a Midwestern City
The Black Culture Industry and American Racism
The Music Culture from Swing to Bebop
Popular Culture for the Masses: Comic Strips, Radio, and the Movies
The Black Chicago Renaissance
Black Graphic Art
Black Literature
African Americans in Sports
Black Religious Culture
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The World War II Era and Seeds of a Revolution
On the Eve of War, 1936���1941
Race and the U.S. Armed Forces
Black People on the Home Front
The Transition to Peace
The Cold War and International Politics
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Black Revolution
The Freedom Movement, 1954-1965
The 1950s: Prosperity and Prejudice
The Road to Brown
Brown II
New Forms of Protest: the Montgomery Bus Boycott
No Easy Road to Freedom: 1957���1960
Black Youth Stand Up by Sitting Down
A Sight to be Seen: the Movement at High Tide
The Albany Movement
The Birmingham Confrontation
A Hard Victory
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Struggle Continues, 1965-1980
The Fading Dream of Racial Integration: White Backlash and Black Nationalism
The Black Panther Party
The Inner-City Rebellions
Difficulties in Creating the Great Society
Johnson and the War in Vietnam
Johnson: Vietnam Destroys the Great Society
King: Searching for a New Strategy
The Black Arts Movement and Black Consciousness
The Second Phase of the Black Student Movement
The Election of 1968
The Nixon Presidency
The Rise of Black Elected Officials
Economic Downturn
Black Americans and the Carter Presidency
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
African Americans at the New Millennium
Progress and Poverty: Income, Education, and Health
The Persistence of Black Poverty
African Americans at the Center of Art and Culture
Black Religion at the Dawn of the Millennium
Louis Farrakhan and the Nation of Islam
Millennium Marches
Complicating Black Identity in the Twenty-First Century
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
The Triumphs of Black Politics, 1980 to Present
Ronald Reagan and the Conservative Reaction
Black Political Activism in the Age of Conservative Reaction
Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow Coalition
Policing the Black Community
The Clinton Presidency
Black Politics in the New Millennium: the Contested 2000 Presidential Election
Republican Triumph
The 2004 Presidential Election
Barack Obama: President of the United States
Conclusion
Chapter Timeline
Review Questions
MyHistoryLab Connections
Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts
Bibliography
Index